Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision, West Mojave Plan, California
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act, the Federal Land Policy and Management Act and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) management policies, the BLM announces approval of the West Mojave (WEMO) Plan and Record of Decision (ROD). The approved WEMO Plan/ROD amends the California Desert Conservation Area (CDCA) Plan by providing management direction for approximately 3.3 million acres of public lands administered by the BLM's California Desert District, located in Inyo, Kern, Los Angeles, and San Bernardino Counties in southern California. Approval of the WEMO Plan/ROD terminates all interim measures identified in the Consent Decree in Center for Biological Diversity, et al. v. BLM (C-00-0927 WHA (JCS)) with regard to the West Mojave Planning area.
Notice of Invitation To Participate in a Coal Exploration Program
This notice is an invitation to participate in a Coal Exploration program. Ark Land Company has filed the application for the Muddy Canyon Tract. All qualified parties are invited to participate with Ark Land Company on a pro rata cost sharing basis in its program for the exploration of certain Federal coal deposits in the following described lands in Sevier County, Utah:
Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Leases NMNM 112261 and NMNM 112262
Under the provisions of Public Law 97-451, Elk Oil Company timely filed a petition for reinstatement of oil and gas leases NMNM 112261and NMNM 112262 for lands in Chaves County, New Mexico, and was accompanied by all required rentals and royalties accruing from October 1, 2005, the date of the terminations.